Finding Appropriate Endpoints and Measures for Rare Eye Diseases

July 5, 2019

AGTC is developing gene therapies to treat patients with rare inherited eye conditions. It has multiple programs it is advancing to restore visual function in patients with diseases that threaten to leave them blind. One issue that has emerged, though, is finding the right measures and endpoint for its clinical studies and getting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to recognize the traditional endpoints and measures used for eye diseases may not be well suited for all of these conditions. We spoke to Sue Washer, CEO of AGTC, about the company, the indications it is pursuing, and its efforts to find and use more appropriate endpoints for its studies.

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